Chalette-sur-Loing › La Châtre (212.5k)
García Cortina pips Sagan in bunch sprint to take first Paris Nice win
Bahrain-McLaren’s Iván García Cortina erased his close run second on Stage 2 in 2019 to take the top step of podium in this year’s edition’s first bunch sprint. He held of Peter Sagan (Bora Hansgrohe) who is still looking for a first win in 2020, with Andrea Pasqualon (Circus-Wanty Gobert) taking third. The closing kilometres saw a few main sprint rivals ruled out of the fight, notably Sam Bennett (Deceuninck-Quick Step) going down in a crash with 500m to go, and Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) suffering a mechanical.
Video Highlights of the Last Kilometer (courtesy ASO):
Stage 3 Top 10 Results and GC – Full results here